How to Wish Merry Christmas in 120 Different Languages
As soon as winter arrives, people start their preparations for Christmas and New Year celebrations. This is the time to cheer and celebrate. These occasions come in the Winter holidays so people from all around the world celebrate it with religious and enthusiastic fervor. For the Christian community, Christmas is the anniversary of Jesus’s birth. Christians celebrate it according to their different religious sects and traditions. They decorate their homes with Christmas trees and ornament them with lights. Also, they prepare special foods and invite their friends and family to the feast. It is considered one of the expensive festivals because people exchange expensive gifts with each other. It is celebrated on the 25th of Dec.
Amazing Facts About Christmas
Let’s have a look at amazing facts about Christmas.
It is a cultural and traditional occasion and its celebration started in the 4th century A.D on the global level. People from all around the globe exchange Christmas greetings in different languages.
True Essence of Christmas
Christmas is celebrated on the 25th of December, which is the birthday of Jesus according to the Christian community. This day was chosen by the Roman Catholic Church.
Greeting as Xmas
Some people greet Christmas as Merry Xmas. Do you know what it means? The X denotes Christ according to the ancient Greek language.
Christmas trees were included in the occasion’s festivities from the 16th century. At present, you can see yule trees that are decorated with nuts and fruits.
Santa Claus is an important character that is considered a symbol of Christmas. He was a Bishop who loved the children and gave them presents secretly.
Do You Know?
1. The Americans made Christmas a national holiday on 26th June 1870.
2. Christmas is an old English word and its short form is Christ’s Mass.
3. The Christmas song is Jingle Bells which was composed for Thanksgiving.
4. Charles Dickens wrote a Christmas Carol in six weeks in 1843
5. The famous ballet for Christmas is called Nutcracker.
6. The first state that officially recognizes Christmas as a holiday in Alabama.
7. The poinsettia is a symbolic Christmas flower. It was discovered by Joel Roberts Poinsett in Mexico. This plant was named after him. The flowers of this plant are yellow.
Christmas is the occasion to spread love and warmth. The feelings of affection can be shared in any language, but it sounds good if you greet the people in their native language. So, to make Mary Christmas merrier, you need to translate your greetings into different languages.
How to Greet Merry Christmas in different languages
Due to digitalization, the use of social media and other online platforms are on the rise. They have made it easy to connect and greet people from all around the world despite their regional and cultural nuance. Now you can make friends, chat with them, share your emotions, feelings, and knowledge without the hindrance of language.
Some people are bilingual and some are monolingual. To greet the people in their native language, people are using translation software to translate their Christmas Greetings into multiple languages. Thus, if you are using Machine translation, just be aware of it because it will do a literal translation. Literal translation sometimes changes the entire meaning of your greetings and results in offensive and disrespectful meanings that can offend your family and friends. So, to translate Merry Christmas and New Year greetings into different languages, it is recommended not to use auto-translation software so that your warm greetings can reach the heart of people in the best way.
How to Greet Merry Christmas in different languages
|Vietnamese||Chuc Mung Giang Sinh|
|Urdu||Naya Saal Mubarak Ho|
|Turkish||Noeliniz Ve Yeni Yiliniz Kutlu Olsun|
|Thai||awadee Pee Mai / Souksan wan Christmas|
|Tamil||Nathar Puthu Varuda Valthukkal|
|Swedish||God Jul and (Och) Ett Gott Nytt År|
|Sudanese||Wilujeng Natal Sareng Warsa Enggal|
|Slovak||Vesele Vianoce. A stastlivy Novy Rok|
|Singhalese||Subha nath thalak Vewa. Subha Aluth Awrudhak Vewa|
|Slovakian||Sretan Bozic / Vesele vianoce|
|Serbian||Hristos se rodi|
|Sardinian||Bonu nadale e prosperu annu nou|
|Samoan||La Maunia Le Kilisimasi Ma Le Tausaga Fou|
|Russian||Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom|
|Romani||Bachtalo krecunu Thaj Bachtalo Nevo Bers|
|Punjabi||Nave sal di mubaraka|
|Polish||Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia|
|Spanish – Peru||Feliz Navidad y un Venturoso Año Nuevo|
|Pennsylvania German||En frehlicher Grischtdaag un en hallich Nei Yaahr!|
|Ojibwe||Niibaa’ anami’egiizhigad & Aabita Biboon|
|Norwegian||God Jul / Gledelig Jul|
|Marathi||Zul saryn bolon shine ony mend devshuulye|
|Maltese||Nixtieklek Milied tajjeb u is-sena t-tabja!|
|(Malaysia)||Selamat Hari Natal Bahasa|
|Malagasy)||Arahaba tratry ny Krismasy (|
|Latvian||Prieci’gus Ziemsve’tkus un Laimi’gu Jauno Gadu!|
|Latin||Natale hilare et Annum Faustum|
|Lao||Souksan van Christmas|
|Kurdish||Seva piroz sahibe u sersala te piroz be|
|Korean||Sung Tan Chuk Ha|
|Javanese||Sugeng Natal lan warsa enggal|
|Japanese||Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto|
|Italian||Buone Feste Natalizie|
|Irish||Nollaig Shona Dhuit / Nodlaig mhaith chugnat|
|Iraqi||Idah Saidan Wa Sanah Jadidah|
|Indonesian||Selamat Hari Natal|
|Igbo||Ekelere m gi maka Keresimesi na ubochi izizi afo|
|Hungarian||Kellemes Karacsonyi unnepeket|
|Hindi||Baradin ki shubh kamnaaye|
|Hebrew||Mo’adim Lesimkha. Chena tova|
|Gujarati||Natal ni shub kaamnao & Saal Mubarak|
|Georgian||Gilotsavt Krist’es Shobas & Gilosavt akhal ts’els|
|Gaelic||Nollaig chridheil agus Bliadhna mhath ùr|
|Gaelic||Nollaig chridheil huibh|
|Gaddang||Mangamgam Bawa a dawun sikua diaw amin|
|Flemish||Zalig Kerstfeest en Gelukkig nieuw jaar|
|Fijian||Me Nomuni na marau ni siga ni sucu dei na yabaki vou|
|Farsi||Cristmas-e-shoma mobarak bashad|
|Ethiopian||Melkin Yelidet Beaal Amharic|
|Inupik (Eskimo)||Jutdlime pivdluarit ukiortame pivdluaritlo|
|Merry Christmas||Merry Christmas|
|Egyptian||Colo sana wintom tiebeen|
|Dutch||Vrolijk Kerstfeest en een Gelukkig Nieuwjaar|
|Dinka||Miet puou yan dhiedh Banyda tene Yin|
|Dagbani||Ni ti Burunya Chou & Mi ti yuun|
Glædelig Jul (Danish)
|Prejeme Vam Vesele Vanoce a stastny Novy Rok|
|Corsican||Bon Natale e Bon capu d’ annu|
|Cornish||Nadelik looan na looan blethen noweth|
|Columbia||Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo|
|Mandarin||Kung His Hsin Nien bing Chu Shen Tan|
|Cantonese||Gun Tso Sun Tan’Gung Haw Sun|
|Spanish – Chile||Feliz Navidad|
|Cherokee||Danistayohihv & Aliheli’sdi Itse Udetiyvsadisv|
|Catalan||Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Nou|
|Bulgarian||Tchestita Koleda or Tchestito Rojdestvo Hristovo|
|Breton||Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat|
|Belorussian||Winshuyu sa Svyatkami i z Novym godam|
|Basque||Zorionak eta Urte Berri On|
|Azeri||Tezze Iliniz Yahsi Olsun|
|Armenian||Shenoraavor Nor Dari yev Pari Gaghand|
|African/ Eritrean/ Tigrinja||Rehus-Beal-Ledeats|
|Albanian||Gézuar Krishlindjet Vitin e Ri!|
|Yoruba||E ku odun, e ku iye’dun|
|Trukese||Neekiriisimas annim oo iyer seefe feyiyeech|
|Occitan||Pulit nadal e bona annado|
|Marathi||Shub Naya Varsh|
|Manx||Nollick ghennal as blein vie noa|
|Low Saxon||Heughliche Winachten un ‘n moi Nijaar|
|Hausa||Barka da Kirsimatikuma Barka da Sabuwar Shekara|
|Frisian||Noflike Krystdagen en in protte Lok en Seine yn it Nije Jier|
|Faroese||Gledhilig jol og eydnurikt nyggjar|
|Choctaw||Yukpa, Nitak Hollo Chito|
|Cree||Mitho Makosi Kesikansi|
|Bicolano||Maugmang Capascuhan asin Masaganang Ba-gong Taon|
|Bandang||Mbung Mbung Krismie & Mbung Mbung Ngouh Suiie|
|Arawak||Aba satho niw jari da’wisida bon|
|Arabic||’D Miilad Said ous Sana Saida|
|E gueti Wnchte & E glecklichs Nej Johr||Alsatian|
Christmas and New year season has started. Make your preparations and greet your loved ones in their native language, they will surely love it!
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